The Catalan swimmer Ona Carbonell premiered at the World Swimming Championships Gwangju (South Korea) with a second place in the preliminary round of the solo artistic swimming coach - as the old synchronized swimming is called -, which allows him to reach the final with silver in the spotlight. Carbonell was only behind the Russian Svetlana Kolesnichenko, current world champion of this discipline.
Carbonell, second only to Russia's Kolesnichenko, already won the silver in the single technician at the 2017 World Cup in Budapest
Carbonell achieved a record of 91,8259
points, only behind the Russian Svetlana Kolesnichenko, who scored 94.1126. In this way, the 29-year-old Barcelonian will be this Saturday in the final of the single technician; a specialty in which he already achieved world silver in the previous Championship of Budapest 2017.
Carbonell, which is the captain of the Spanish artistic swimming team trained by Mayu Fujiki, returns to the competition after almost a sabbatical year dedicated to various activities, including competing and winning the program
I think you liked it, I'm satisfied. They are many years in sports and it makes me grow as an athlete the fact not only of seeking improvement in the water, but of trying to risk "
"I'm very happy. It has been positive, my coach told me that very well, "said the swimmer, who swam the original exercise
, inspired by the values of sport. "I think you liked it, I'm satisfied. They are many years in the sport and it makes me grow as an athlete the fact not only of looking for improvement in the water, but of trying to risk, doing new things and contributing something different to the sport, "he said.
The twelve swimmers qualified for the final of only technician are:
one. Svetlana Kolesnichenko (RUS) 94,1126 points
2. Ona Carbonell (ESP) 91.8259 points
3. Yukiko Inui (JAP) 91,7284 points
4. Marta Fiedina (UCR) 90.6797 points
5. Jacqueline Simoneau (CAN) 89,1527 points
6. Linda Cerruti (ITA) 87,8093 points
7. Evangelia Platanioti (GRE) 86.1575 points
8. Vasiliki Alexandri (AUS) 85.3434 points
9. Vasilina Khandoshka (BIE) 84,4333 points
10. Kate Shortman (GB) 83.4981 points
11. Lara Mechnig (LIE) 81.3678 points
12. Noemi Peschl (SUI) 81.0914 points